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SubjectRe: PATCH: Race in 2.6.0-test2 timer code

On Wed, 30 Jul 2003, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:

> [...] I'd feel much safer with the whole timer API being smp safe w/o
> requiring driver developers to add complicated external brainer locking.
> This will provide a much more friendly abstraction.

i agree with the goal, but your patch does not achieve this. Your patch
does not make double-add_timer() safe for example. As far as i can see
your 2.6 patch only introduces additional overhead.

Ingo

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